https://youtu.be/e7VkNujPFGY On HOMInG's seminar 58_21, last September, Prof. Robin Cohen (University of Oxford) gave an online presentation out of his lifelong experience in diaspora studies, by revisiting the tension between home and homeland. "We need to resist" the analytical and political conflation of "home and homeland", as Robin points out, among several other illuminating reflections.
Next HOMInG's seminar (58_21), on 22 September at 12pm (CET), will be with Prof. Robin Cohen (University of Oxford). Robin, a world-leading diaspora scholar who has recently "gifted" HOMInG a beautiful paper on "My lost Lithuanian home", will give an online talk on The Changing Idea of Homeland and Home in Diaspora Studies. See the abstract below.Registration: email@example.com The Changing Idea … Leggi tutto ROBIN COHEN: THE CHANGING IDEA OF HOMELAND AND HOME IN DIASPORA STUDIES (SEMINAR, 22 SEPTEMBER, 12 CET)
‘Home’ is often thought of as the place where one belongs. However, what if one wants to belong somewhere, but a great weight of painful history has separated you from your old home? In this paper, the author interleaves the history of his family in Lithuania with the momentous events that occurred there, especially during … Leggi tutto ROBIN COHEN: MY LOST LITHUANIAN HOME: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY ON BELONGING AND NOT BELONGING (HOMING WP 13_2021)